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UTPS 501 Music: Discovering the Roots of American Music to Enhance the Curriculum

Division of Continuing Studies Professional Institute for Educators

1.5 - 3 credits undefined hours
500 level graduate course

Featuring hands-on activities and engaging exercises to use with students, this one-credit short course focuses on the use of the digital archives of the Library of Congress to effectively prepare and design lessons incorporating 20th century American music, particularly jazz and its influences, into the curriculum. Beginning with the digital archives, develop the ability to access musical resources to provide a multi-sensory approach to teaching t through a creative arts perspective. Participants are engaged in an overview and appreciation of jazz music, movement and the significance of jazz in American history and society - from tradition to innovation. K-8 teachers explore creating musical connections to American history and culture to enhance student learning.

Open to graduate students from the Division of Continuing Studies.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course may not be audited.
This course cannot be taken pass/fail.